About the Niagara Women's Enterprise Centre (NWEC)
AKA Niagara Peninsula Community Resource Centre (NPCRC)
Niagara Women's Enterprise Centre (NWEC), has a mandate to provide assistance, training and resources to unemployed and/or underemployed women in the Niagara Region who want to obtain employment or create a business.
We have established and provided sector specific certificate
training programs and various employment supports to over 800 women across Niagara since 1999 in an effort to relieve women living in poverty.
Who We Are
NWEC is a charity owned and operated by Niagara Peninsula Homes. It's also known as Niagara Peninsula Community Resource Centre
We have developed and continue to encourage a variety of
community partnerships with employers, businesses, educational institutions, employment agencies and organizations.
In 2007 NWEC was chosen as one of a few groups in Ontario for a pilot project to assist women who are
victims of domestic abuse to gain technical skills.
NWEC and Social Enterprise
NPH promotes business as a social enterprise, by achieving social goals that benefit employees, area businesses and the community.
NPH programs are specially designed to develop social enterprise and achieve these goals.
Niagara Peninsula Homes’ 3rd Annual Trivia Night Fundraiser was held on November 24th, 2018 at Club Italia, in Niagara Falls, and the event was a huge success! Our organization was able to raise over $16,000 to be directly donated to the Niagara Women’s Enterprise Centre! These funds will continue to assist women and youth...
We're sending a great big thanks to all the sponsors for the 2017 Trivia Night. It was a great success and could not have been done with the help of our sponsors. By supporting that event, they help women in the Niagara, get training, start careers and even start...
From Our Graduates
“I loved this course! So many great speakers and wonderful classes. The whole course was amazing and I learned so much and completed many certifications. It was such a great experience and I would definitely recommend it”.